2017-2018 Program Requirements AABAS

Business (AABAS)

Associate in Arts Degree

Program is also available online.


This program prepares students for transfer to a bachelor's of business administration degree program at a four-year college or university, where they will further improve their communication and interpersonal skills while developing a specialty in accounting, economics, finance, management, or some other aspect of business. The program was specifically designed to transfer to Eastern Michigan University. Check with an advisor for information on transferring to other colleges. See the footnotes for transferring to the University of Michigan.


Cleary University, BS or BBA degree;
Davenport University, Bachelor degree;
Eastern Michigan University, BBA degree*;
Ferris State University, BS degree;
Kaplan University, BS degree;
Madonna University, BS degree;
Northwood University, BBA degree;
University of Michigan-Flint, BA degree;
Walsh College, BA or BBA degree
Wayne State University, BS degree.

*A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required for admission to EMU's College of Business. All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of "C" (2.0) to transfer. Contact the College of Business Undergraduate Advising Office at EMU early to have transfer credits reviewed and unofficially evaluated. (734-487-2344 or email [email protected])

This program can meet the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA). Students must have their transcripts certified for MTA completion by the WCC Student Records Office.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: View Articulation Agreements.

Admissions Requirements

Students must have:
- Academic Math Level of 3 to enroll in MTH 125 and MTH 160
- Academic Math Level of 4 to enroll in MTH 176 or MTH 181

Contact Information

Business/Computer Technologies
Business Department
Joseph Flack
Colette Young


(Items marked with an icon online icon are available online.)

First Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
ACC 111   Principles of Accounting I 3
BMG 140   Introduction to Business 3
CIS 110   Introduction to Computer Information Systems 3
ENG 111   Composition I 4
MTH 125 or Everyday College Math  
MTH 160 or Basic Statistics  
MTH 176 or College Algebra  
MTH 181   Mathematical Analysis I 4
Total 17
Second Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences * 4
ACC 122   Principles of Accounting II 3
BMG 207   Business Communication 3
ENG 226   Composition II 3
Total 13
Third Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science ** 3
BMG 111   Business Law I 3
BMG 265   Business Statistics 3
COM 101   Fundamentals of Speaking 3
ECO 211   Principles of Economics I 3
Total 15
Fourth Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
ECO 222   Principles of Economics II 3
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities *** 3
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities *** 3
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences **** 3 - 4
    Complete a BMG or CIS course as needed to bring the program total to a minimum of 60 credits. **** 3
Total 15 - 16
Total Credits Required
60 - 61


*Students transferring to a four-year institution should choose a lab-based, Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA)-approved science course.
**See the MTA list to make course selections from any discipline except ECO.
***See the EMU Diverse World Requirement list. A course in logic or ethics (PHL 205 or PHL 250) is strongly recommended.
Students must complete Arts and Humanities courses from two different disciplines to meet MTA.
****See an advisor to choose courses that transfer to and meet the requirements of the program and college to which you are transferring.
*****Students following the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) should complete a second natural science course in a second discipline.

University of Michigan School of Business does not accept business or accounting courses from community colleges. If you wish to transfer to a business major at UM, please see a counselor.